Professor Myers has been with CAC since 2017, having previously been a member of the research staff of the Bioinformatics Facility of the Institute of Biotechnology (2007-2017) and the Cornell Theory Center (1993-1997, 1998-2007). In addition, Professor Myers is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Physics at Cornell and a member of the graduate faculty in the fields of physics, computational biology, applied mathematics, and computational science and engineering. Professor Myers works primarily in the field of computational biology, addressing problems in the systems biology of cellular regulation, signaling, metabolism, development, virulence and immunity, as well as in host-pathogen interactions and the spread of infectious diseases on populations, networks, and landscapes.
Decision-makers generally do not use raw data to make decisions; they prefer data be summarized in easily understood formats that facilitate efficient decision-making. This course introduces data manipulation and visualization, both critical components of any data science project. This course introduces two commonly used data manipulation tools in the Python ecosystem: NumPy and Pandas. In addition, the Python ecosystem also includes a variety of data plotting packages such as Matplotlib, Seaborn, and Bokeh — each of which specialize in particular aspects of data visualization. This course will give you experience integrating NumPy, Pandas, and the plotting packages to create rich, interactive data visualizations that help drive efficient decision-making.
It is recommended to only take this course if you have completed Constructing Expressions in Python, Writing Custom Python Functions, Classes, and Workflows and Developing Data Science Applications or have equivalent experience.
How It Works
Who Should Enroll
- Data analysts and business analysts
- Database managers
- Technical and systems analysts
- Programmers interested in data science
- Business managers